Antwerp is a city that does not follow trends, but sets them – according to the photographer about ‘his’ Antwerp. Besides the usual suspects, there are countless new locations and hidden treasures to discover. Interspersed with images of the many historical pearls and other attractions of Antwerp, such as the MAS, the zoo, the railway station, the Cathedral of Our Lady and the harbour, this book becomes a photographic anthology of a city that leaves no-one unmoved. This wonderful impression is also a tribute to George van Cauwenbergh, father of the photographer, city guide and professional antwerp resident who, through a series of successful books, taught his fellow citizens to look lovingly at their city once again.
Wonderful Antwerp – A Story of fine Dining, Spirit and Style
After capturing the culinary hotspots and eccentric places to be in Paris, London and Amsterdam, Henk van Cauwenbergh brings Wonderful Antwerp before his lens.
Kiripi Katembo (1979-2015) photographs the urban chaos of the metropolis of Kinshasa. He brings out both the absurd and the beautiful. Reflections, dizziness, rescaling, colour contrasts and saturated shades of black make Kinshasa and its twin cities shine as never before.
Angelo Turconi, traveller and photographer in Africa, takes us to the heart of central Africa in Sur les pistes du Congo. It is the result of special impressions and unforgettable encounters: the head of the Yaka in ceremonial outfit, the leader of the Pende and Chokwe beautifully dressed, the king of Lunda on his throne, a rare family portrait of the Kitawala…
Architect Vittorio Simoni is a passionate traveller. He does not travel just to see the work of colleagues or to admire architectural highlights. For him, travelling is the perfect opportunity to sharpen his vision, to question what he sees on his retina in a form of wonderment.
In eclectic and cosmopolitan Amsterdam, there is an unprecedented choice of fun and trendy places to dine or party.